Browsing: Jeff Portnoy
The temperature may be coming down as Fall rolls in, but that’s not stopping Bellevue Productions and Verve from burning up the market with Shawn Dwyer’s latest spec TEN YEARS GONE, as it heads into multiple territories all over town.
“It had an independent sensibility, it didn’t feel too big like a studio film.” – Jeff Portnoy of Bellevue Productions breaks down the sale of ‘THE MISERABLE ADVENTURES OF BURT SQUIRE ABOARD THE HORN HIGH YO’.
“Coming up with an idea like that at that time was impeccable. If it was a year before, I don’t think we would have had the same result.” – Jeff Portnoy of Bellevue Productions breaks down the sale of ‘BODY CAM’.
The residents of Willowcrest Court like to think of themselves as progressive and “woke”, but when a sober living home moves down the street, they do everything in their power to stop it. After the neighborhood comes under attack from vicious, subterranean creatures, the residents soon realize that the home they so desperately tried to shut down might be the only safe place left, and its inhabitants the only ones with the fortitude to protect them.
The untold true story of Bob Gimlin and Roger Patterson, two former rodeo cowboys who, in 1967, went on an expedition in the forests of Northern California and recorded the first ever motion picture footage of the creature known as Bigfoot. But as they attempted to cash in on their discovery, distrust, greed and rumors of a hoax threatened to tear everything apart. This is the story of America’s first viral film, which took Bigfoot from an obscure rural folklore to a popular household name.
Hit List, Black List & Launch Pad Alum Matt Tente Lights up the town with his latest spec heading into most territories ahead of the weekend, with more on their way!
When a hitman with a perfect record finally meets a man that he can’t kill — a man cursed with immortality — the two team up to reverse the curse, forming an unlikely friendship along the way. It’s a high-concept action/thriller with a dark, irreverent sense of humor a la John Wick.
Following the attacks on Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt issues Executive Order 9066, authorizing the military to place Japanese-Americans in internment camps. After defying orders to report to the camps, a 23-year-old natural born citizen is arrested in San Francisco but his case is discovered by two intrepid ACLU lawyers who fight it all the way up to the Supreme Court, challenging the Constitutionality of the order in what would become one of the most notorious Supreme Court cases in U.S. History.
On March 15, 1963, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament hosted a game between Mississippi State and Loyola of Chicago. The game is one of the most memorable sporting events in the civil rights movement. It served as a vehicle to challenge racial segregation in athletics and helped to forever change college basketball and advance civil rights in this country.
In order to save her dog training business from going under, a young woman begins teaching other women how to train their men with the same techniques used to train dogs. When her method goes viral and becomes an overnight sensation that starts a national trend, she struggles to prevent her newfound fame from destroying her closest relationships.
Broken Road Productions, Unique Features, and Alexa Faigen are all among the producers taking this into studios!
The untold true story about the rivalry between painting gurus Bill Alexander and Bob Ross; after Alexander’s long-running show “The Magic of Oil Painting” was cancelled by PBS and replaced with Ross’s show “The Joy of Oil Painting,” Alexander accused the soft-spoken, afro’d Ross of stealing his act, inciting a bitter dispute that changed the lives of both men forever. AMADEUS set in the world of 1980s TV painting culture.
Following Launch Pad, Young & Hungry List, Hit List and Nicholl Appearances, Blake’s Action-Thriller Script “Nobody Lives Forever” Finds Her a New Home With Bellevue!
The extraordinary true story of Jeffrey Manchester, a convicted felon who made a daring escape from a North Carolina prison and then hid out inside of a WORKING Toys R Us store for the better part of a year, living in the crawlspaces and in between the displays while casing the store for a Christmas-time heist.
A group of friends from the same tenement building kidnap the star quarterback of an NFL team on the eve of the Superbowl in order to prevent the team’s owner, a sleazy real estate tycoon, from selling their building off to gentrifying developers who want to raze it and build luxury condos.